Legendary Hall of Famer and Opry Member Jean Shepard to Be Laid to Rest on Friday

Photo by Chris Hollo/Grand Ole OpryFuneral services for Country Music Hall of Famer Jean Shepard will be Friday at 1 p.m. CT in her hometown of Hendersonville, Tennessee, with visitation beginning at noon on Thursday at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Friends, family and fans also will be able to pay their respects starting at 11 a.m. on Friday. The public is invited to the remembrances.

The Opry also will pay tribute to its longest-standing female member during its shows this weekend. Shepard passed away Sunday in hospice care at the age of 82, after six decades as a member of the cast of the world’s longest-running radio show.   

Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Check Also

Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers borrows a trick from Keith and Nicole

ABC/Image Group LA If you listen closely to Keith Urban’s top-15 hit, “Female,” you’ll find it’s actually his wife, actress Nicole Kidman, who’s contributing some of the background vocals. The Aussie supers...